Spiralized Carrot Salad with Lemon and Dijon

An easy 5-ingredient carrot salad that is lemony, bright and delicious! You don't need a spiralizer to make it, you can use pre-shredded carrots or use a potato peeler to cut the carrots into ribbons.

My husband and I are not fans of raw carrots, but add lemon juice and Dijon and it’s a game changer – we LOVE them!!

An easy 5-ingredient carrot salad that is lemony, bright and delicious! You don't need a spiralizer to make it, you can use pre-shredded carrots or use a potato peeler to cut the carrots into ribbons.

An easy 5-ingredient carrot salad that is lemony, bright and delicious! You don’t need a spiralizer to make it, you can use pre-shredded carrots or use a potato peeler to cut the carrots into ribbons.

If you do happen to come across really thick carrots, they are perfect for spiralizing (they should be at least 1 -1/2 inches in diameter). You can usually find thick carrots at the farmers market or sold loose in the grocery store. And for those of you who often ask what spiralizer I use, pictured below is the Inspiralizer, the best quality spiralizer if you want to easily spiralize those tougher vegetables like carrots and butternut.

An easy 5-ingredient carrot salad that is lemony, bright and delicious! You don't need a spiralizer to make it, you can use pre-shredded carrots or use a potato peeler to cut the carrots into ribbons.

An easy 5-ingredient carrot salad that is lemony, bright and delicious! You don't need a spiralizer to make it, you can use pre-shredded carrots or use a potato peeler to cut the carrots into ribbons.

A perfect side dish for chicken, grilled steaks or even fish. If you want to turn this into a main dish for lunch, I think it would be great with grilled chicken and crumbled feta added.

Spiralized Carrot Salad with Lemon and Dijon

An easy 5-ingredient carrot salad that is lemony, bright and delicious! You don't need a spiralizer to make it, you can use pre-shredded carrots or use a potato peeler to cut the carrots into ribbons.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound carrots, 1.5″ in diameter, peeled
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, from one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots

Directions:

  1. Spiralize the carrots using a spiralizer, cut the spirals into 6 inch lengths. (alternatively you can use pre-shredded carrots).
  2. In a large work bowl, combine the dijon mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, shallots, salt and pepper. Add the carrots and toss well. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 Servings, Serving Size: 1 cup

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Smart Points: 1
  • Points +: 2
  • Calories: 84
  • Total Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 278mg
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Protein: 1g